Metals Thursday 22 October 2020
20 October 2020

Appointments round-up (20/10/20)

With news on:  Turmec appoints chief executive; Recycling Lives duo for leadership team; Aaron Williamson joins Cyclelink; David Gladding in as Fleetclear commercial director


With the latest news and past articles about metals recycling. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items.


9 October 2020

Remet acquires Universal Recycling


London-based non-ferrous metal recycler, Remet, has acquired the Universal Recycling group of companies, after it was placed into administration.   Universal Recycling 

7 October 2020

Call for ban on processing scrap metal with WEEE


The WEEE Forum has called for competent authorities to prohibit the practice of purchasing and processing metal scrap that contains waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). The Brussels-based association says metal scrap ...

6 October 2020

Praise for Sims crane operators in Avonmouth blaze


Avon Fire and Rescue Service has praised the work of crane operators at Sims Group’s Avonmouth metal recycling site, in helping to bring a large fire there under control. And, latest reports from the fire service are that at ...

21 September 2020

Appointment briefs (21/09/20)


With news on: EPA adds director to its board; Sackers appoints new chairman; Bioenergy Infrastructure Group appoints CFO; and, DS Smith appoints new group HR director. ...

17 September 2020

Richmond and EMR strike weighbridge deal


European Metals Recycling (EMR) has reached an agreement with the London borough of Richmond upon Thames following a dispute over the amount paid for metal from its recycling centre. Payments will now be made by EMR using Richmond...

7 September 2020

Biffa buys Ward’s commercial compaction business


Biffa has bought the compaction services business of Derbyshire-based metal and waste recycling specialist, Ward. The sale sees national waste management service provider Biffa adding Ward’s multi-collection wheeled bin and...

17 August 2020

DCS gains fridge plant variation after emissions concerns


The Environment Agency has granted specialist fridge recycler Davis Commercial Services Ltd (DCS) a permit variation for its Northamptonshire facility, after initial concerns about air emissions. The company's fridge recycling ...

14 August 2020

EMR and Richmond to meet over weighing dispute


European Metals Recycling (EMR) has said it will meet with the London borough of Richmond upon Thames to discuss concerns raised by the borough's audit committee around payments for metal from a recycling centre.   On 30 July, ...

15 July 2020

Three charged at Alutrade over 2017 fatality


Three bosses at an Oldbury-based recycling company have been charged with gross negligence manslaughter following the death of a worker in 2017, according to a statement from West Midlands Police. On 24 July 2017, father-of-one ...